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The Origins of the Bachelor Party: Why is it Called a Stag do?

Thursday, July 5th, 2018

Canyoning activity in WalesWe’ve all heard of stag do’s – a man’s last night of freedom before he weds – and the raucous happenings that come with them. But, have you ever wondered why they’re actually called this a stag do? Well, if you’re curious, read on to find the etymology of the term and the event’s history.

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10 Songs You Have To Add To Your Stag Party Playlist

Friday, June 29th, 2018

stag party playlistWhen you are planning a stag weekend, a top best man will leave no stone unturned in their quest for the ultimate send off. Making sure you’ve got the music sorted is no exception. Make sure you’ve got these classics in your stag party playlist.

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Governing Paintballing in the UK: What’s the Law?

Monday, May 28th, 2018

PaintballingPaintballing is a fun and adrenaline-filled support, however due to the ‘guns’ we have been asked on occasion whether equipment is legal or regulated.

Here we answer some frequently asked questions, give a brief overview of the UK law in regards to paintball guns, and provide a brief history of the sport’s governing body: The UK Paintball Sports Federation.

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Everything You Need To Know About Caving

Sunday, May 27th, 2018

Alex Jones Sport ReliefIf you’re intrigued by the labyrinth of caves and tunnels below our countryside, and would love to try a new adventure, then caving may be the sport for you. Learn the basic need to know info about caving and how you can get involved with this exploration below. Article on everything you need to know about caving.

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The 5 Best Places for Canyoning in the World

Saturday, May 26th, 2018

We’re lucky enough to have some of the UK’s best canyoning locations right on our doorstep. But, if you’re looking to get active abroad, we know just the place.

Check out our top five recommendations for the best canyoning locations abroad.

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5 Adventurous Activities for Outdoor Team Building in Wales

Friday, May 25th, 2018

Kayaking in WalesIf you want to improve your team’s productivity, increase your staff’s motivation and increase their collaboration, then a team building day out could help using adventurous activities.

Adventure Britain is lucky enough to be based in the beautiful Brecon Beacons National Park, making it the ideal setting for outdoor team building activities with a twist.

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Qatar Airways is launching their Doha-Cardiff flight today

Tuesday, May 1st, 2018

Qatar Airways is launching their Doha-Cardiff flight today and Visit Wales has entered into a partnership with Qatar Airways to promote Wales as a tourism destination in Asia Pacific.

The Qatar Airways service is Cardiff Airport’s first route from the Middle East, with 150 onward connections from Doha. Links to and from Australia, New Zealand, China, India and Japan will be the most significant markets for Wales’ tourism and business priorities.

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Excellent Reviews Again!

Monday, April 30th, 2018

We just wanted to share with you some excellent feedback we’ve received from people who’s visited us over the last few weeks. It’s always good to hear that our customers enjoy what we do and appreciate the hospitality shown by our staff.

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Brecon Beacons’ Win ‘Best Destination’ in National Awards

Thursday, March 22nd, 2018

Brecon Beacons Best DestinationBrecon Beacons was awarded as Wales’ ‘Best Destination’ at The National Tourism Awards for Wales 2018, held at the Celtic Manor. Organised by Visit Wales, The National Tourism Awards for Wales celebrates the very best of Wales’ tourism by showcasing the country’s tourism businesses and industry’s achievements.

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Win Canyoning For Two People

Thursday, March 22nd, 2018
Gorge walkingWe’ve now entered our 20th year so it’s a happy birthday to us! To mark this anniversary we’re offering various prizes throughout the year so keep your eyes peeled.

This first is the chance to win canyoning for two people.

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Stunning Snow Day For School On Adventure Week In Wales

Tuesday, March 20th, 2018

School adventure activity weekHere are some photos of a school who are visiting us at the moment for an adventure activity week. They have come to the Brecon Beacons to try various outdoor adventure activities. Here are some photos of their first day where they were lucky enough to find some snow left on the ground …. well quite a bit actually. (more…)


Alex Jones Mother of All Challenges For Sport Relief

Tuesday, March 20th, 2018

Alex Jones Sport ReliefAlex Jones came to the Brecon Beacons last week to try caving. Alex teamed up with four inspirational Mums as they took on five days of gruelling challenges around the UK for Sport Relief. They put their bodies to the test to raise life-changing money and awareness of important issues around maternal health. To donate money then click on the link below to support this great cause.

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Best Stag Do Locations

Thursday, March 15th, 2018

quad biking walesLooking for the best stag do locations then an adventure in Wales is for you! here’s a review sent to us by the best man for a stag do who chose to come to visit Adventure Britain in our location in the Brecon Beacons National Park in Wales.

‘As Best Man I was charged with organising the ultimate Stag Do! Where better than the wilds of Wales!’

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Top 10 Stag Do Ideas and Activities 2018

Monday, March 12th, 2018

 Canyoning activity in WalesThese are our thoughts on the top 10 stag party ideas for 2018 with Adventure Britain. These are based on some of our more popular activities as voted for by our customers in 2017. It is always difficult to choose the best stag activities ass it can always be looked at as a subjective assessment which is why we’ve gone for the most popular stag do ideas.

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Earthquake Hits South Wales

Monday, February 19th, 2018
Sleeping Giant

The Sleeping Giant

The Brecon Beacons National Park Authority have explained the earthquake struck at 2.31pm on Saturday 17th February 2018 and was followed at 3.09 and 4.27 by two small aftershocks. The quake measured 4.4ML on the magnitude scale – the ML means ‘local magnitude’ often referred to as the Richter magnitude.

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Prince Harry’s Stag Weekend

Monday, January 22nd, 2018

Prince Harry's Stag WeekendAs you’ve heard Prince Harry will be marrying Meghan Markle in May 2018. So we were surprised when we were contacted to by an anonymous caller to arrange a stag weekend for the groom and his family. Well we were even more very surprised by who turned up for the stag weekend with us in the Brecon Beacons – Prince Harry and his family!

Obviously this is tongue in cheek but it might well be the type of low key stag weekend he’d choose to go on, albeit without his grandparents in tow! We hope you enjoyed our bit of fun.

To view the video see below.

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Late Availability Activity Sessions

Wednesday, January 10th, 2018

Snow at our centre in the Brecon BeaconsWe have some great activity sessions coming up over the next few weeks for which we still have some places left. These are adult sessions and separate family sessions.

If you’d like more information then read on.

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Half Price Places on Activity Weekends in 2018

Friday, January 5th, 2018

To celebrate the start of the New Year in January we’re giving you a half price place on our activity weekends so you can take part in activities you’ve never attempted before. So when you book an activity weekend with us in January, and use the weekend before the end of 2018 your 15th person of the group goes half price!

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Win Canyoning for 2 People – January Competition

Friday, January 5th, 2018

Canyoning with Adventure BritainIn 2018 we’d like to give you the opportunity of having your very own legendary Welsh adventure with a competition where you can win a canyoning trip for 2 people .

Our canyoning activity has recently been described by Rough Guides as “…being up there with the world’s best wet and wild activities!

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Top Tips on How To Arrange a Stag Weekend in 2018

Thursday, January 4th, 2018

Gorge walkingWho , when where, what? The usual questions to ask yourself when you feel like a dazed rabbit in the headlights after being given the big responsibility of arranging the stag weekend for your best mate or family member.

It’s a difficult task and  a big responsibility especially if you’ve never done it before. We’ve arranged hundreds over the years so we thought we’d give you some top tips on how best to arrange a stag party weekend in 2018.

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Stag Weekend Feedback Excellent in 2017

Wednesday, January 3rd, 2018

Canyoning2017 turned out to be another great year for us in terms of customer feedback. The comments left by you are always much appreciated especially when they are so positive in terms of the experiences had. Overall 98.4 % of customers rated our service as good or excellent in 2017. Here are a few examples:

It was fantastic. Everyone was very helpful and made the experience one I won’t forget for a long time

Excellent package of activities which were very well arranged

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Birthday Gift Vouchers for 2018

Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018

Extreme mountain bikingAre you looking for that unusual birthday gift in 2018 and tired of buying chocolates, smellies, socks or book vouchers again. Well what about buying an experience and one which will provide lasting memories. Well you can by buying a birthday voucher for an adventure outdoor activity. (more…)


New For 2018 Challenge Brecon Beacons – The Big Four Epic Weekend

Monday, January 1st, 2018

stag weekend ideasChallenge Brecon Beacons is an epic weekend awaiting those up for the challenge. Have the adventure of a lifetime trying the legendary must do big four adventure activities of the stunning Brecon Beacons! Try canoeing on the River Wye, climb Pen y Fan, negotiate the wild River Mellte white water rafting but without the raft otherwise known as canyoning and finish  off by going below caving where few people have gone before!

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Adventure Activity Prices Held For 2018

Monday, January 1st, 2018

Canyoning activity in WalesGood news we’re holding our prices and keeping them the same as 2017! Following on from the Visit Wales 2016 The Year of Adventure and 2017 Myths and Legends campaigns 2018 is to be themed the Year of the Sea.  Visit Wales in 2018 we’re celebrating Wales’ outstanding coastline, and inviting visitors to discover new epic experiences all around our shores, with special events and attractions throughout the year. This is our Year of the Sea.

There are adventures for everyone Wales’ from high adrenaline canyoning to family attractions such as Castles and wildlife centres.So we’re trying to make it as easy as possible for you to have your adventure in 2018 by holding our prices!

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New Stag Party Canyoning Video

Thursday, December 28th, 2017

Dave and Carey cross the river below Sgwd Isaf Clun-gwyn.Here’s another stag party weekend group filming their canyoning activity with us in the Brecon Beacons National Park in Wales. We haven’t seen this one before.

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Stag Weekends – The Facts and the Stats

Thursday, December 28th, 2017

Here are some interesting hen and stag night facts courtesy of Banana Moon Clothing. It is surprising that only 32%  of people will hold their stag or hen nights in another country. I thought this figure would have been higher but obviously the majority see sense and decide to stay in the UK. (more…)


A Merry Xmas and a Happy New Year

Thursday, December 21st, 2017

Snow at our centre in the Brecon BeaconsAnother year comes to an end and we want to offer you our thanks for taking the time to engage with us and hopefully having visited had a great experience with memories that will last a lifetime! We hope to see you all again soon. Have a great Christmas and an even better 2018! See you the other side.

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Christmas Present Ideas – Adventure Activity Gift Vouchers

Monday, November 20th, 2017

christmas-tree-smlAre you looking for that unusual gift for Christmas and tired of buying those socks, after-shave and book vouchers again. Well what about buying an experience and one which will provide lasting memories. Well you can by buying a Christmas voucher for an adventure outdoor activity. (more…)


Our Team Building Award Goes on Tour Around the Famous Brecon Beacons

Friday, October 27th, 2017

Best Team Building Winners C&IT Awards 2017We were so pleased with winning the Conference and Incentive Travel award for Best Team Building Company in 2017 that we decided we couldn’t just leave the award on the shelf to gather dust. So what we did is take it on a  tour of the Brecon Beacons and show it the sights. You might recognise some.

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Winners of Best Team Building Experience of the Year At National Awards

Monday, September 25th, 2017

Team Building Award WinnersWe are thrilled to announce we have won the Team Building Experience of the Year Award at the Conference and Incentive Travel Awards 2017 (C&IT). The event is seen by many as the Oscars for the Conference and Incentive Travel industry. Short-listed with two other Companies from the UK, the award winners were announced at a grand ceremony at The London Hilton on Park Lane on Friday 22nd September.

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Named As Finalists in Conference and Incentive Travel Awards 2017

Thursday, August 17th, 2017

We are thrilled to announce our short-listing for the Team Building Experience of the Year Award at the Conference and Incentive Travel Awards 2017 (C&IT) for our Elite Team Performance work with Worcester Warriors Premiership Rugby Team.

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View Our Latest Gorge Walking Adventure Activity Video

Tuesday, August 8th, 2017

Gorge walkingWe’ve got another great new video for you to view showing our groups taking part in our gorge walking activity.

This is a great activity and one of our most popular as it is one that can be enjoyed by children and adults alike.

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Win A Fidget Spinner !

Thursday, July 20th, 2017

Do you want to win your very own Call of the Wild fidget spinner! Just visit our twitter page and RT the relevant tweet to be entered into a draw. Click here for our Twitter page

For the full terms and conditions see below.

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How Physical Activity Can Improve Your Teams Productivity

Tuesday, May 16th, 2017

Want a happier more productive team of staff? Then promote physical exercise in and out of the workplace. Currently, work-related mental health issues, such as depression and stress, cost the UK economy up to £7 billion each year and is the second most common reason for work related absenteeism.

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More Great Feedback

Sunday, April 16th, 2017

singlesMore great feedback from one of our visitors last weekend. It’s always good to have positive comments like this and we thank Tom for sending them in. Comments such as instructors were fantastic and will be recommending you to friends are good to hear.
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One of The Most Unusual Places in the World to Propose Marriage

Monday, March 27th, 2017

unusual places to get engaged to be marriedWhere would you think is the most unusual place to get engaged to be married. Well we were taken by surprise when Dan phoned us and asked if it would be appropriate for him to propose to his girlfriend Yana whilst on a a canyoning trip in the Brecon Beacons in Wales.

Want to see the outcome then watch the video below!

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Birthday Gift Vouchers in 2017

Thursday, February 16th, 2017

Extreme mountain bikingAre you looking for that unusual birthday gift in 2017 and tired of buying chocolates, smellies, socks or book vouchers again. Well what about buying an experience and one which will provide lasting memories. Well you can by buying a birthday voucher for an adventure outdoor activity. (more…)


Canyoning Video

Saturday, January 7th, 2017

Canyoning on a hen weekend in WalesCanyoning was again our most popular activity in 2016 and we’re confident it will be again in 2017. Canyoning is best described as white water rafting but without the raft!. The Lonely Planet Guide described our canyoning activity as one of the must do wet and wild activities in the World.

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Top Tips on How To Arrange Stag Party Weekends

Friday, January 6th, 2017

Canyoning in WalesWho , when where, what? The usual questions to ask yourself when you feel like a dazed rabbit in the headlights after being given the big responsibility of arranging the stag weekend for your best mate or family member.

It’s a difficult task and  a big responsibility especially if you’ve never done it before. We’ve arranged hundreds over the years so we thought we’d give you some top tips on how best to arrange a stag party.

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Stag Weekend Group Feedback Excellent From 2016

Wednesday, January 4th, 2017

Canyoning2016 turned out to be another great year for us in terms of customer feedback. The comments left by you are always much appreciated especially when they are so positive in terms of the experiences had. Here are a few examples:

It was fantastic. Everyone was very helpful and made the experience one I won’t forget for a long time

Excellent package of activities which were very well arranged

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